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    DescriptionA fascinating and practical guide to herbs and their uses Includes delicious recipes and advice on making herbal medicines and cosmetics Packed with practical information on growing your own herbs, plus storing and preserving Herbs have been used for centuries and have myriad uses - this fascinating guide is a wonderful insight into the herbs that can be found growing throughout the British countryside. Information on each plant includes a general description for easy recognition, alongside the culinary, nutritional, cosmetic and medicinal properties of the plant. Delicious recipes are given throughout, while myths, legends and historical tales demonstrate how these versatile plants have been used throughout the ages to treat a range of ailments and flavour a wide variety of dishes. The book is packed with practical advice on how to pick and grow your own herbs, alongside information on propagation, cultivation and warding off pests and diseases from your herb garden.

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    Inspiration and Practical Advice for Gardeners
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jane Eastoe
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 104
    Width: 120 mm
    Height: 184 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 100 g
    ISBN 13: 9781905400836
    ISBN 10: 1905400837

    BIC E4L: GAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.2
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC subject category V2: VXHT, WMPH
    DC22: 635.7
    Ingram Subject Code: GI
    Libri: I-GI
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14510
    BISAC V2.8: GAR009000, CKB040000
    BIC subject category V2: WBTH
    BISAC V2.8: HEA011000, NAT026000
    Thema V1.0: VXHT, WMP, WBTH
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (some col.)
    Imprint name
    National Trust Books
    Publication date
    01 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Jane Eastoe has been a journalist and author for 25 years. She has been writing for the National Trust Books list for the last 3 years and was the chief contributor to the National Trust Book of the Countryside, including the regional features. Her other books include Wild Food, Home Grown Fruit and Allotments. She is a softie cyclist, enjoying the Kent countryside, where she lives, on two wheels.